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. >> reporter: fixing the uc budget. the high-tech way the state says it can reach more students. >>> another cold morning. but ktvu meteorologist mark tamayo will be here to tell you about warmer temperatures and your weekend forecast. >>> health information of your favorite san francisco restaurant will soon be easier to access in a new announcement from the mayor. Ñç5xñóÑmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> the third and final way of the uc regents meeting is underway. sal castanedo is live to explain the big focus of the meeting today. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. this is the last day. and one of the ideas that has emerged from the meeting is starting more online education. 10% of the general education requirements in the future could be set up on some online academy that the university is using here wants to set up. governor jerry brown, a regent himself and a graduate of uc berkeley says he likes the idea and has submitted -- committed $10 million from the state budget to help the university add more online courses. >> we have to get out of our comfort zone and look
in charge of online classes at the university of california are scheduled to give a presentation to the uc regents about the lack of success marketing the online classes to nonstudents. the university spent $4.3 million marketing its online classes. hoping to attract tuition from students around the world. but since classes began a year ago, only one person who is not already a uc student has taken the class. uc online classes cost $1400 to $2400. but other universities such as stanford and harvard are offering online classes for free. hundreds of thousands of students have signed up for those classes. >>> uc berkeley is one of the top ten best public college values in the country aid -- according to kiplinger magazine. the magazine looked at admission rates, and other items to come up with the list. ucla is the highest ranking california school. >>> there is a new report suggesting some college co-eds are turning to so-called sugar daddies to help them pay for education. a website shows a 67% increase in the number of female students signing up for the online service. they spend time with
the next chief of staff is likely to be dennis mcdone mcdonogh. he would replace jack lew. >>> uc students say they will be at the regents' meeting this morning to petition lifting caps on health benefits. and jerry bro unwill be there -- jerry brown will be there. a group of students calling for uc to eliminate the cap as called for in president obama a.m. healthcare overhaul. currently, the plan has a lifetime coverage cap of $had00 -- of $400,000. a student group says that's not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> in ireland and britain, an irish meat processor now recalling 10 million burgers. investigators found one burger out of 27 contained 29% horse meat. >> we're told what the label says and then there's also things not there. it's a bit worrying, isn't it? how much can you trust? >> it's also possible not to -- not to want to end the climate, some have cut corners and horse meat has been supplied. >> authorities say the horse meat is not a danger to the public. >>> 7:21. warmer weather ahead. but what about rain? up next, meteorologist steve paulson will tell us if he
reported. >>> uc undergraduate students will not see their tour wigs go -- tuition go up next fall. with proposition 30, the uc system will receive 125 million next year. but that's still less than the $250 million the state originally requested. uc is still considering raising fees for some graduate programs to make up for the shortfall. >>> we have to get out of her comfort zone. we have to look at this thing in a way, how do we maintain, enhance, this wonderful institution called the university of california. some of the governor's suggestions include reversing student's average graduating time, and defeesing faculty benefits. some regents pointing out -- pointed out that some uc regents teachers have lower salaries than others universities. >>> a vineyard manager in sonoma county has been sentenced to one mon in -- to one month in jail. the "press democrat" reports that james pool entered a no contest plea to charges that he removed a safety device. from r -- prosecutors say taking off the safety device caused the workers's ethlows to become trapped. >>> days after a virus zair
redevelopment project initiated by students at uc berkeley is now underway. students can see and hear the big changes on the south side of campus and the hall will be demolished making way for a whole new plaza. student leaders say they wanted the changes and they are looking forward to a newer sprawl plaza. >> sentially taxed themselves to pay for the project and the students paid 1/2 of the project. >> they will be located at the new hall when the project is completed in 2015. >>> williams smashed her racket several times during her painful loss to an american teenager. she hurt her back slowing down her serve causing obvious pain and many predict 16-year-old sloane stevens could become the next superstar. >>> and now a new menu items. they are concerned about the cost of beef so they are trying out what they call burritos. >>> -- that will be called burritos. >>> and in los gatos, it has been done at the eye -- eiffel towers and now they are stepping in but they are offering a romantic area to profess their love and they will discuss that option and many others. let's look at traffic and i
at uc santa cruz raising questions about how big our galaxy really is. they think it may be half as big as other scientists say it is. they are basing that on how slowly the stars of the outer milky way are moving. they say that's one way to measure the size of thal galaxy. they -- of the galaxy. >> smart people. >> i know. >>> also really smart is sal. are we still at the peak hour, sal? >> yeah, we are. this is between 7:00, 7:30, 7:45. that's when we have the most traffic. we're seeing some of that right now as we look at 237 shing -- seeing some slow traffic there, continuing all the way out to 101. most mostly slow traffic. the morning commute will be busy if you are at the toll plaza. westbound once on the bridge looks good. if you are driving on the south bay commute, northbound 87, that crash near 280 has been moved to the shoulder but 280 itself is slow from about 87 to cupertino, let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. a very cold morning. a lot of 20s from lake county to the santa cruz mountains. some higher clouds coming in. beautiful sunrise. i think the damage is done here.
that is great at uc davis. >> the school has agreed to pay $30,000 to each of the 21 plaintiffs along with $100,000 to be split among 15 other individuals and to moderate $50,000 for their attorneys. >> the incident happened in november to about 11 when pleas of the rose parade nonviolent protesters prompted national outrage and call for the chancellor's resignation. >> meanwhile vandalism and trespassing charges have been dropped against three defendants tie to the occupied santa cruz takeover of beckham bank building. >> the judge said, the trio made a spontaneous decision to enter the building and did not participate in any conspiracy. 11 people were initially charged with the occupation of the building which lasted about three days in november to about 11 until the group left peacefully. >> for the defendants still face misdemeanor charges and a reminder to what dr. phil this morning >> welcome back. >> you always hear performers say it is just an honor to be nominated well in the case of the latest twilight film that might not be the case. >> shall be lin has today's hollywood minute. >> a
the last few years. >> the total average cost of a uc school is now $31,000 a year. state schools are up to $23,000. >> tori, that's a lot of money. >> that's not cheap. >> that's a lot of money. >>> 7:36. sal is coming back. sal, would you say this is the peak of the commute? >> i would say so. as a matter of fact, right now, we do have the traffic getting busy on all levels, almost everywhere you look here. let's start off and take a look at 237. you can see some stop and go traffic, crossing 880 continuing on to 101. you will see slow traffic at the mantague expressway. not a lot of accidents but just a lot of slowing throughout the south bay. moving along and taking a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we have a 15, 20-minute delay as you drive through. we've been keeping an eye on the livermore valley this morning. it's butcy. we have the maps to show you -- busy. we have the maps to show you that the maps, 680 and 84, i should say, are very slow trying to get down. we've had a couple of minor incidents. if you drive on 680 in pleasanton, give yourself extra time. let's go to steve.
other drivers heading north. researchers from uc berkeley tracked more than 350,000 drivers using cell phone and gps devices and found if 1% of drivers would cancel their trips, traffic would drop by 14%. that means 8 minutes would be saved per hour. traffic ends up congesting quickly once the road's capacity is increased which is why researchers say one small change could make an impact. some drivers are skeptical. >> i don't think there will be a easy fix. i don't think there's a reverse commute anymore because there's people commuting from down here to where i live and then there's people commuting from where i live to down here. it's a hot mess. >> reporter: researchers say the study's findses are significant and could be -- findings are significant and could be helpful. caltrans and others in the industry are studying survey to see if they can install lights at freeway ramps to help space out traffic. you are looking at a live picture of the northbound lanes of 101 where traffic seems to be flowing okay. the southbound lanes are pretty clear. that's the picture out here right now.
the two victims in says they're known around campus as sneaker heads. >> a uc davis chemistry researcher who was injured in an explosion last week was being charged with 10 counts of possessing firearms and explosives. >> 32 year-old david synder pleaded not guilty to yolo county. one of his defense attorneys said her client had the materials for research and was not intending to build a bomb. >> prosecutors said investigators found liquid and solid explosive materials and devices to detonate them in the apartment. >> we will be back with more you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have the wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ] ♪ [ fancy voice ] brilliant idea, darling. ♪ [ female announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. at&t. >> we are back get 4:10. >> in national headlines there could be changes to
for the westbound commute. the backup uc as for the cash lanes and that is typical at this hour. the san mateo bridge 92 is problem free across the span. drive times as 11 minutes. the golden gate bridge is a light and easy ride. there were reported problems on the richmond san rafael bridge but it has been cleared. traffic maps around the bay 80 still looks great, 40 minutes drive time. problem free in the san ramon valley and no delays for traffic through the south bay, an easy ride for 280 head toward cupertino. problem free of the peninsula. in marin county no problems from the golden gate bridge. >> san francisco's mayor as it floated the idea of making some major changes to the come to the mission bay area of the city. a letter from mayor at lee's office to the metropolitan transportation commission suggested as a part of a long-term redevelopment plan, the city should remove a portion of interstate 280. right now this area known as mission bay, is mostly industrial but the mayor says if 280 or remove the land to be redeveloped into homes and businesses. another major component of the pl
uc kansas city, kansas. also there is little rock, ark. and springfield, missouri. >> a much better picture a round the bay area we will talk about that and the national forecast. erica is keeping an eye on both. >> hey erica. >> good morning james. i want to turn your attention to satellite and radar you can see the active weather. the good news is people have been writing asking how would affect the superbowl and for anyone had it down there. >> we are expecting sunny skies. temperatures in the mid-60s. that is very similar to what we are expecting in the bay area as well. >> whether you are in northlaew orleans for san francisco. >> mild. upper '30's in concord. 43 in oakland. >> the blue on your screen indicates where we will see the 50s. we are holding on to the '40's. remember earlier this week we were into the lower '30's. >> around 12:00 p.m. we will see the '60s start to trickle in. 8:00 p.m. tonight we are back in the '40's and 50's. looking at the afternoon highs. 60s in the south bay. lows 60s the allman valley at 64 the same for los gatos. 63 in mountain view. >> sunshi
having to put that -- >> do we discourage them? >> absolutely. you can be a student at uc berkeley, foreign born, get this wonderful subsized education, microsoft offers you a job for over $100,000 a year and we have to say, if the country will keep you. most of those students are told they can't stay, get out of the united states. >> he says, brooke, that that part of the immigration system, this immigration for smart -- he calls it smart talent, people who come here and create jobs, who already are here, get educations, want to take a stem, science, technology, engineering, math degree, they can't. that part of the immigration system has been held hostage by the problem of illegal immigration, and the real thorny problem in washington for fixing that, he says, you got the best chance in years for both of those to be fixed. he's very concerned, of course, about high tech, skilled workers coming into this country because they're leaving here and starting businesses somewhere else. >> look at you. yesterday, nobel prize winning paul krugman. today, bill gates. i look forward to tomo
that job -- >> do we discourage them now? >> oh, absolutely. you can be a student at uc berkeley, foreign born. get this wonderful education. microsoft offers you a job for over $100,000 a year and we have to say if the country will keep you. and most of those students are told they can't stay. get out of the united states. >> get out of the united states. he wants to change that. and he -- you know, he also is very passionate in his foundation, very passionate about education reform in the united states and measuring results in the u.s. and getting american kids up to snuff on science, technology, engineering, math. he'd like to take the money people pay for the visa to work here, take that money, put it into science and math education in the u.s. so we're growing talent and importing talent at the same time. it's vital to the economy. >> it will be very interesting to see where that goes and if you can do that. there are so many educational systems where math and science is failing or doesn't even exist for students. >> another interesting thing he said, he said that this discussion abo
're tenured at ucor vine? >> i've been there for 25 years, joe. >> uc ervine? >> it's so hard, joe. you're having a real tough time there digging trenches. >> hey. we're in englewood, new jersey, buddy, so you've got nothing on that. >> been there, done that. i love the mothership. >> laguna is how far from you? >> i can't complain. i'm not complaining. >> you've got a lot of traffic. that's what i'm hanging my hat on. >> there you go. not at this time of morning. >> no. see you later. >> take care, man. >>> coming up, what do hedge funds and advertising agencies have in common? more than you think. how they're invading madison avenue. that and is more when we return. ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero hea
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